Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.
The SPIRIT programme promotes team-oriented cross-border research of Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries that are receiving development assistance; submission of pre-proposals: all year round
The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is launching four calls for proposals for innovative initiatives to contribute to food systems’ improvements and transformative and sustainable impacts on poor people. Deadline for submissions: 28 August 2020.
In the framework of the EU/Colombia Multinational Indicative Programme and of the EU Trust Fund for Colombia (established in 2016), three contracts are being signed with CIAT, ICCO and Red ADELCO, with implementation starting in 2020/2021; deadline for submissions: 21 August 2020.
The VCA4D analysis will help to establish a baseline against which to measure changes in the cheese/dairy VC following the implementation of the PDET. The analysis will focus on understanding the opportunities and bottlenecks for inclusive and sustainable development of this VC in the Caquetá Department; deadline for submissions: 21 August 2021
A new call for experts for a value chain analysis in Burundi on Milk. Each expert will have 55 working days (60 for the team leader). The period for the study is September 2020– April 2021; deadline for submissions: 21 August 2021.
ERC Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; deadline for submissions: 26 August 2020
The call awards project funding for research questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It comprises comprises all scientific fields. Deadline for submission: 30 August 2020.
the fellowships are designed for doctoral students based in Switzerland who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad; deadline for submission: 1 September 2020
the fellowships are designed for early-career postdocs based in Switzerland who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad; deadline for submissions: 1 September 2020
This call aims at individual researchers who wish to carry out a research project up to two years abroad. Researchers can have any nationality, but must move from one country to another. Deadline: 9 September 2020.
Bridging grants can fund the preparation of a joint project proposal for submission to large funding agencies or to develop established and long-term partnerships between two institutions or chairs. Deadline for submissions: 30 September 2020
Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility. Submission deadline: 1 October 2020
this call by the r4d programme allows teams of r4d researchers and implementing partners to make use of the knowledge, tools and technologies developed within r4d projects through translation and implementation initiatives; deadline for submissions: 12 October 2020
the price awarded by Agropolis Foundation to individuals whose work is contributing towards agroecological transition, in particular, through efforts in the areas of climate change adaptation/mitigation, agrobiodiversity or responsible production/consumption; deadline for submissions: 11 January 2021
the prize is awarded by Olam International and Agropolis Foundation to recognise an outstanding innovation for its potential impact on the availability, affordability, accessibility and adequacy of food, deadline for submissions: 11 January 2021
the prize is awarded by Biovision and Agropolis Foundation for collaborative research for development projects and initiatives, which have made an exemplary contribution to the agroecological transformation of food systems; deadline for submissions: 11 January 2021